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  • Tillerson: Obama’s Iran nuclear deal has failed

    US SECRETARY of State Rex Tillerson declared on Wednesday that the deal to restrain Iran’s nuclear programme had failed — but suggested Washington may still honour it.

    The nuclear deal brokered by former president Barack Obama and other world powers in 2015 has...

    Friday 21st Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Boeing signs up to build jets for Iranian airline

    US PLANE builder Boeing announced yesterday that it has signed a $3 billion (£2.4bn) deal to supply 30 aircraft to Iran’s Aseman Airlines.

    The new agreement is on top of the $16.6bn (£13.3bn) sale Boeing previously made with Iran Air following the landmark nuclear...

    Wednesday 5th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Iran imposes tit-for-tat sanctions on 15 US firms

    IRAN slapped sanctions on 15 US firms it accused of aiding Israeli terrorism yesterday as a “reciprocal act” for similar recent decisions by the US.

    A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the sanctions barred the US companies from any...

    Monday 27th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Progress in Iran is progress for women

    Western leaders need to be aware that the sanctions placed on Iran are disastrous for the women there, warns JANE GREEN

    Thursday 9th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Iranians lash out at President Trump at Revolution Day rally

    IRAN used yesterday’s Revolution Day festivities to send a warning to US President Donald Trump over his sabre-rattling towards Tehran.

    In what has become a tradition during the annual rallies which celebrate the country’s 1979 revolution, Iranians chanted “death to...

    Saturday 11th Feb 2017

    posted by James Tweedie in World

  • Iran: Rouhani defends nuclear deal

    IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani praised the nuclear deal opposed by his US counterpart as a “win-win” yesterday, while Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that Donald Trump had shown “the real face of America.”

    Mr Rouhani said the White House’s new occupant...

    Wednesday 8th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Fears raised as US turns screw on Iran

    ‘It’s the people who will suffer’ with resurgence of fighting talk

    Tuesday 7th Feb 2017

    posted by James Tweedie in World

  • Iran: US wrestlers denied visas as Tehran hits back at Trump’s ban

    TEHRAN challenged Washington to get in the ring yesterday, banning US wrestlers in response to President Donald Trump’s order denying entry to citizens of Iran and six other countries.

    A US wrestling team was set to compete in this month’s Freestyle World Cup in the western...

    Saturday 4th Feb 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Iran: Crowd mourns firemen killed in blaze

    TENS of thousands of people attended the Tehran funeral of 16 firefighters killed in a January 19 blaze that also claimed the lives of 10 civilians.

    Crowds gathered at the Mosalla mosque before the bodies of the firefighters, who perished when the high-rise Plasco building collapsed on...

    Tuesday 31st Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Iran: 30 firefighters die as blaze brings down tall building

    AT LEAST 30 Iranian firefighters were killed yesterday when a high-rise commercial building in Tehran collapsed during a fire. At least 75 people were injured, including 45 firefighters.

    All occupants were evacuated, but there were fears some shopkeepers had returned to save valuables....

    Friday 20th Jan 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World